Annual Conference

Since 2015, CaNOE has hosted or co-hosted a biennial Ocean Education Conference. The goals of the conference are to network, discuss, and learn new content and ocean education strategies. This year’s conference is being held in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, in May!

Pacific Rim Whale Festival 2024

Dive into marine marvels at the Pacific Rim Whale Festival in Tofino & Ucluelet, BC. Join CaNOE and our friends from Ocean Networks CanadaOcean Legacy Foundation/Epic AcademyWater Rangers and Surfrider Foundation for three days of fun, empowering, marine conservation events!

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Blue Drinks

An opportunity to get together and mingle with other ocean lovers at a location near you! Stay tuned for upcoming events!

Other Ocean Education Related Events

Stay tuned for more Ocean Education-related events happening soon near you!

Our Events

Conference 2024


Date: August 10–12, 2024
Location: Pearson College UWC, Metchosin, BC

The Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators and The Canadian Network for Ocean Education invite educators, researchers, students, and resource professionals from the Pacific Northwest and across Canada to meet, learn, share, and socialize at the 2024 NAME/CaNOE summer conference from August 10–12, 2024. This conference, which will be the 48th annual NAME conference and the 7th CaNOE conference, will be held at beautiful Pearson College UWC, located along the forested shores of the Pacific Ocean on the southernmost tip of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. The conference program will include a variety of plenary sessions, workshops, presentations, field trips, social events, and time for networking.